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Australia Introduces ‘Netflix Tax’ On Digital Goods To Parliament

Australia Introduces ‘Netflix Tax’ On Digital Goods To Parliament

If legislation introduced by Treasurer Scott Morrison clears Australia’s parliament, digital goods such as e-books, games, apps and subscription streaming services from overseas providers will attract the Goods and Services Tax. It’s been dubbed the “Netflix Tax”, and is expected to raise $350 million for states and territories over the…

Online Purchases May Only Require Voluntary GST Payments

Online Purchases May Only Require Voluntary GST Payments

Most of those who do a decent amount of online shopping are well accustomed to receiving dodgy-looking packages from Hong Kong, labelled unconvincingly as a ‘gift’ — so when Joe Hockey announced last month that GST would soon apply to all online purchases, the majority of the online community only…